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Man wanted for Mobile murder captured in Florida during traffic stop
PNJreports, "during the stop, the trooper smelled marijuana in the vehicle and began a criminal investigation, where it was determined Russell was allegedly in possession of a felony amount of marijuana."
Deputies search for missing 15-year-old
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla (WKRG) -- The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teen. The 15-year old missing teen is Isis Sparks of Fort Walton Beach. She was last seen at her home on Spencer Drive on August 11th. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to please contac
Pensacola fishermen catch 12-foot tiger shark at Fort Pickens
Jack Moran, David Smith and other local fishermen struggled with a 12-foot tiger shark on Friday night but finally roped it in after an hour of work.Courtesy of Jack Moran/Yakin with Jack, Pensacola News Journal
DeFuniak Springs Police responded to fatal wreck on Highway 90
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -DeFuniak Springs Police are on scene of a traffic fatality on U.S. Highway 90 East between Davis Lane and Norwood Road.According to the agency's Facebook page, traffic is being diverted around this area using Dorsey Avenue and Davis Lane.Officials said the roadway
Destin parking solution may be on the way
The board approved for the company, Structured Parking Solutions, to study the area and figure out possible ideas of what can be done.
In the news today, Aug. 15
A new study suggests small- and medium-sized businesses owned by women generate 58 per cent less revenue than similar types of enterprises owned by men. An online survey conducted by PayPal and Barraza and Associates suggests the median revenue for enterprises owned by men was $118,000 compared to $
Bobcats ready to prove themselves - The Andalusia Star-News
“I expect big things from this team,” Lady Bobcats’ head coach Bridgett Brantley said. “We lost six seniors so you might look at it as a rebuilding year, but these girls have come on strong this summer.”
Task force catches man with more than 200 grams of meth in home
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Three in serious condition after being thrown from SUV
At about 11:30 a.m., the Chevy Tahoe of 23-year-old Kevin Billa of Charlotte ran off the road in Jefferson County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The vehicle hit a guard rail, sending it back across the westbound lanes an into a stand of trees.
Fort Walton Beach PD launches new program to protect seniors
The robo call is simple. All it takes to get help is to NOT answer the phone. Johnson explained, "If they don't answer, the are you okay will try a second time. If you don't answer the second time, it alerts us and we send out an officer to their address."
Escambia man arrested for dragging girlfriend out of the car
On Sunday, August 21, 2018, Escambia County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Mindoro Circle in Escambia County in reference to a disturbance.
Motion filed to limit media contact in Crestview doctor's sexual misconduct case
Powell is representing more than a dozen women who claim Moussa, a gastroenterologist employed by North Okaloosa Clinic Corporation, touched them inappropriately and made inappropriate comments during exams.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT Aug. 15
The seventh annual Paddle at the Porch pad-dle board race, sponsored by Destin ER, will take place on Aug. 18 behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House in Destin. It offers races for all skill and age levels, with a Kids’ Fun Paddle, 1-Mile Beginner Ride, 3-Mile Recreational Race, and 6-Mile Elit
Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russian election penetration
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, left, talks to reporters Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, during a campaign stop at the Hub City Smokehouse and Grill restaurant in Crestview, Fla. Scott is campaigning against Florida Sen. Bill Nelson. (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)Devon Ravine
Twelve arrested in Fort Walton Beach undercover narcotics operation
The undercover operation, conducted by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Fort Walton Beach and Crestview Police Departments assigned to the OCSO Organized Crime Task Force, began in April 2018.
Rodney Scott's BBQ announces location for first Alabama restaurant
The first Alabama location of a South Carolina barbecue restaurant founded by James Beard Award-winning chef Rodney Scott will be in Birmingham's Avondale area, Scott's business partner, Nick Pihakis, told AL.com this morning.
LEARNING A NEW SPORT: Will Jackson places 1st in powerlifting tourney - The Andalusia Star-News
“I started lifting weights about five or six years ago,” Jackson said. “It started out as something to lose weight and look better, but I’m a very competitive and like to have goals.”
Beach Trash Pick Up: No Longer an Option
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. - A stinky problem might get a lot worse in the next few days. As of August 13, trash on the beaches of Walton, will stay on the beach.
Sen. Nelson: "Foolish" to deny Russia targeting Florida
FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2018 file photo, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., speaks during a roundtable discussion with education leaders from South Florida at the United Teachers of Dade headquarters in Miami. Nelson isn't backing down from comments that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's
Babysitter gives a 7-year-old a whopping, mother finds bruises a day later.
According to the report , the mother of the child victim dropped her children off at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 10 at 45-year-old Natasha Renee Craft's place before she went to work.